Refugee programmes

Refugees and asylum seekers face unique challenges related to their mental health and are often at greater risk of developing mental health problems.

Explore our programmes about refugees and helping their mental health.

Current refugee programmes

Refugees and asylum seekers in Wales

This programme in Wales will recruit and train refugee and asylum seekers to become peer leaders and lead groups, stimulating conversations that use the English language and other languages to increase their emotional literacy, empathy and understanding.

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Sawti

Meaning ‘my voice’ in Arabic, this programme aims to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing of refugees using the arts, as well as developing a mentoring scheme among refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland.

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Educational films for mental wellbeing

A series of short, captivating films which can be used within refugee communities to support mental health.
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